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issues. eric rasmussen has more now from san francisco. he's with some of those protesters. eric? >> reporter: and frank, they are starting to gather here tonight at pacific heights. easily more than 100 here and more arriving by the minute. the ones that are already here have had to be on the move as well in the last hour. secret service and police have been pushing them back from the area around the getty house, where president obama will be later this evening for a democratic fund-raiser. the same event raised $1.7 million last year. the focus of many protesters out here, as you can see and hear, is the proposed keystone oil pipeline. >> we stand out here on the corner at this fund-raiser, do you think it will make any difference? >> it's all about people power tonight. and we are going to be here with thousands of people this evening, saying no to the keystone pipeline and no the drone warfare. >> reporter: again as we come back out live, a lot of issues being protested tonight. you can see banners and signs protesting that keystone oi
. ktvu eric rasmussen joins us live at the scene of west oakland with what he has learned eric? >>>reporter: julie, please say it turns out the suspect was holding what they say is a very realistic looking replica gun. they get taken down most of the crime scene tape out here but some police are on the scene and in the last hour, the suspect brother showed up demanding answers. our camera was recording as the man had a heated conversation with police near the scene on 43rd street ear and chess that. he just wanted to know the hospital where his brother, 31 -year-old sean cherry was being treated. he did not dispute cherry could have been involved in the burglary at a nearby home. police say an officer shot him once in the shoulder when he pulled a gun, it turned out to be a replica. two nights ago a veteran oakland police officer, shot an unarmed 16 -year-old in the face while investigating a robbery. turns out rainer had nothing to do with it and today his family hired high-profile civil rights attorney john burris who says they will likely sue both officer and police departme
. new tonight at 6:00 p.m. ktvu's eric rasmussen has more. >> reporter: these officers admit this is a up hill battle. gang members tend to do well but that is just one part of their strategy to make the streets safer. >> you see a lot of blue, that end, a lot of red. >> reporter: they say gangs are still a serious problem in san francisco's mission district. we attached two cameras to their car. >> he is in the program. >> reporter: within minutes they spotted someone on probation. >> you are not supposed to be hanging out. 5 seconds. is this the only place you can eat? >> reporter: they are offering more than just a warning. those who are willing can get help finding a job. >> we try to talk to them and get them going in a good way. you know, and put them on the right track. >> the officers have been running the program for a year and put about 20 former gang members to work. >> reporter: is there a chance some of the guys are taking jobs away from people who are not getting in trouble? >> no. the jobs that are out there that they are doing, you know, if a person wanted th
not far from skyline boulevard. eric rasmussen is live with what the victim may have mumbled to paramedics. >> reporter: that victim was able to speed away but quickly lost control. he went across the media where you see the tree knocked over and into the ravine. law enforcement does tell us this victim is a paramedic. the passenger side window appeared to be shot out. sources tell ktvu the car also had paramedic gear inside. around noon police say the driver was shot at a stop sign on keller avenue just outside the sequioa hills neighborhood. >> it sounds like the suspect exited his vehicle, approached the other vehicle and shot into the vehicle. >> it's just a shock to know that something like this has occurred. >> reporter: the victim was taken to highland hospital in critical condition. when rescue crews first came to his aid a law enforcement source says the victim mumbled the words, he tried to rob me. >> it could have been a drug deal, it could have been -- we just don't know. >> reporter: police say a witness could only tell them the suspect got away in a brown car. >
did not escape alive. >>> we bring you more from eric rasmussen. please. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the new hazelnut macchiato from starbucks. crafted by hand & heart. >>> tonight on a second look, serial killer curtain dean anderson, 4-1/2 years after a jury convicted anderson: anderson pled guilty to kidnapping, molesting and killing another vallejo girl. sienna fairchild. a construction worker found her skull on the santa cruz mountains. aaron mcginnis brought us if time line in the sierra fairchild case. >>> sienna fairchild is born in a solano prison. sienna's mother and grandmother raise her in hawaii and colorado. sienna's mother wants her back. is the little girl moves to vallejo where she is reunited with her mother. >> i missed you guthis home vid shows sienna shortly after if move. by all , a very happy 7-year- old. on the morning of december 9 just two months after this video was shot, sienna vanishes on her way to school. the investigation starts to focus on her mother and mother's live in boyfriend robert turn bow. >> i called this news conference because i need peo
are speaking to residents impacted by this tragedy. we begin with ktvu's eric rasmussen who is in the news room, covering the bombings since shortly after noon about an explosion near the boston marathon. >> reporter: you want to talk headlines, another one is the fbi has now taken over the lead in this investigation. there are reports from emergency rooms in boston tonight that doctors have pulled ball bearings from some of the victims and tonight we have video showing a photographer's view standing right there at the finish line. seconds later there was a second blast. thousands of people crowded into that area near the finish line on boylston street. that was before 3:00 p.m. boston time this afternoon. we have learned an 8-year-old boy is one of the three confirmed dead. children's hospital reported treating four other children injured. several news agencies were reporting a person of interest being questioned at a hospital but in that news conference authorities have denied they have a person of interest that they were questions and in that news conference we got to hear from an fbi specia
they find the culprit responsible. patti lee, ktvu news. >>> ktvu's eric rasmussen is here now with the clues they're recovering that they hope will lead them to the bomber. >> reporter: this afternoon they made another plea to the public for help, they still don't know who's responsible. a day after two bombs killed three people and injured more than 170 others. >> it was like, like a cannon you know went off. >> reporter: this was the scene at the finish line of the boston marathon. investigators in all white suits collected evidence including black nylon, bbs and nail. >> reporter: the bombs were made with pressure cookers carried in black bags. >> we're asking anyone who may have heard anyone speak about the marathon or the date of april 15th in any way that indicated that he or she may target the event to call us. someone knows who did this. >> reporter: we now know the victims include a grad student from boston university and 29- year-old crystal campbell of medford just outside of campbell. >> everybody that knew her loved her. >> reporter: her mother struggled through t
. eric rasmussen is live to explain what agents are asking from the public tonight. >> reporter: the images of these two men appeared across millions of tv screens, cell phones and computer monitors. the fbi is asking everyone to take a close look. potentially carrying the bombs that would kill three and injure so many others, the fbi released video of these two men walking casually through the boston marathon crowd. >> suspects one and two appear to be walking together through the crowd on boylston street. >> reporter: for now investigators are only calling the man in the black golf hat suspect one. the man in the white hat turned backwards, suspect two. they say they have evidence suspect two sat down a backpack apt the site of the second explosion on boylston street. >> we know the public will play a critical role in identifying and locating these individuals. somebody out there knows these individuals as friends, neighbors, coworkers. or family members of the suspects. >> reporter: the fbi took few questions and did not provide ages, race or any other description of the susp
. eric rasmussen is live with what the victim may have mumbled to paramedics. >> reporter: that victim was able to speed away but quickly lost control. he went across the media where you see the tree knocked over and into the ravine. law enforcement does tell us this victim is a paramedic. the passenger side window appeared to be shot out. sources tell ktvu the car also had paramedic gear inside. around noon police say the driver was shot at a stop sign on keller avenue just outside the sequioa hills neighborhood. >> it sounds like the suspect exited his vehicle, approached the other vehicle and shot into the vehicle. >> it's just a shock to know that something like this has occurred. >> reporter: the victim was taken to highland hospital in critical condition. when rescue crews first came to his aid a law enforcement source says the victim mumbled the words, he tried to rob me. >> it could have been a drug deal, it could have been -- we just don't know. >> reporter: police say a witness could only tell them the suspect got away in a brown car. >> w
on the job and now they are taking action against 17 workers. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live with the punishment you learned about just this afternoon. >> reporter: right. two of these workers are now out of a job. they wouldn't say whether they were fired but officials confirmed their departure is in response to them sharing porn and gambling using city computers. sources close to the investigation said it involved water department supervisors. sources say some of the employees shared porn on over time. they wouldn't discuss specifics but they say other discipline included suspensions and demotions. >> demotions and reassignments. you don't see those as a slam on the risk. these are people who could have had long careers with the city. and now they will have to come to work now in a lower class, working with people they supervised. >> reporter: the investigation started months ago after the city received a tip from a whistle blower. the gambling involved office fools such as fantasy football. the two workers leaving their jobs will not b
are already clear. in union city, eric rasmussen, ktvu news. >>> redwood city based electronic arts announced today another round of lay offs. the video game maker wouldn't say how many employees would be let go. however several media outlets are reporting hundreds of job cuts. as much as 10% of the work force. a small at the same time ae said it was part of a redevelopment plan. >>> according to reports apple has reserved tickets for a handful of lucky developers. this year the company plans to show off new versions of its any ios operating system. >>> lots of cooling today in the inland bay valleys. there was a lot of fog this morning. there'll be a lot of fog tomorrow morning. you can see these were the numbers recorded today. your high in fairfield 69 degrees. that's a good 29 degrees from where it was a week ago on monday. the fog is at the coast. it's pushing up over the coastal hill. it's the inversion of the fog is around 2 feet. that means they can't block off the fog. fog is coming over the top and it's coming into your neighborhood tonight. what that means is, temperatures tomorrow
to the report. >>> day of action for supporters of immigration reform. ktvu's eric rasmussen was in san francisco as hundreds took to the streets demanding changes. >> reporter: among those shouting their message in english, spanish, marking in san francisco -- marching in san francisco. >> i am not afraid to say i am undocumented. >> reporter: the student said she came to the u.s. from mexico when she was 9 months old. today she came to plead for a path to citizenship. >> let me use my education that i have, fought for all my life, let me use that to help the community. >> reporter: organizers of this march said they met with senator dianne feinstein before they hit the streets. they hope scenes like this will pressure lawmakers to reach an agreement on immigration reform. >> stuff being talked about, we don't know what that is. community groups are coming together. >> i want to see families stop being separated. they deserve this. we all came here for the american dream. we deserve the american dream and we are ready. >> reporter: organizers chose to end the march here to protest the
. ktvu's eric rasmussen was in san francisco as hundreds took to the streets demanding changes. >> reporter: among those shouting their message in english, spanish, marking in san francisco -- marching in san francisco. >> i am not afraid to say i am undocumented. >> reporter: the student said she came to the u.s. from mexico when she was 9 months old. today she came to plead for a path to citizenship. >> let me use my education that i have, fought for all my life, let me use that to help the community. >> reporter: organizers of this march said they met with senator dianne feinstein before they hit the streets. they hope scenes like this will pressure lawmakers to reach an agreement on immigration reform. >> stuff being talked about, we don't know what that is. community groups are coming together. >> i want to see families stop being separated. they deserve this. we all came here for the american dream. we deserve the american dream and we are ready. >> reporter: organizers chose to end the march here to protest the detention of those accused of non-violent offenses. in san f
they are taking action against 17 workers. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live with the punishment you learned about just this afternoon. >> reporter: right. two of these workers are now out of a job. they wouldn't say whether they were fired but officials confirmed their departure is in response to them sharing porn and gambling using city computers. sources close to the investigation said it involved water department supervisors. sources say some of the employees shared porn on over time. they wouldn't discuss specifics but they say other discipline included suspensions and demotions. >> demotions and reassignments. you don't see those as a slam on the risk. these are people who could have had long careers with the city. and now they will have to come to work now in a lower class, working with people they supervised. >> reporter: the investigation started months ago after the city received a tip from a whistle blower. the gambling involved office fools such as fantasy football. the two workers leaving their jobs will not be allowed to take any other positions with the city or the county but becaus
in the bay area is sniffling, sneezing and suffering. eric rasmussen went to contra costa county and found out it's not easy to find relief. >> reporter: another beautiful weekend in the bay area. but it's been no day in the park for people battling allergies. >> it's been terrible. probably the worse i've ever experienced. >> usually my nose runs like now and my eyes might get red and stuff. >> so you're looking for the relief any where you can get it. >> reporter: relief for meryll requires a lot of medication. >> i use zyrtec and i use singular and two inhalers as well. >> reporter: the bees aren't complaining but an early blast of pollen is taking a toll on all ages. >> i was itching my eyes a lot. >> reporter: an early than normal spring may be to blame. levels vary from one part of the bay area to others. in some areas it sparked a run on all kinds of allergy medicine. >> i see all the allergy drops are gone from the shelves. >> reporter: all gone. >> yes, i went to several pharmacies. >> reporter: you might want to keep those allergy pills on hand. warmer and windy weather is heade
are in danger. patti if you don't mind staying with us. we go to eric rasmussen. he's been following the -- following some of the local media and social media. >> that's right. they've been putting out information about what they can see and what they're hearing. according to the boston globe police are still concerned that the suspect could be wearing a suicide bomb vest of some kind. that's according to an official source that's talking to the boston globe. when it comes to the flash bangs, there are some reports that there are flash bangs. those are to disorient a suspect before they move in. and there's 50 to 70 people police, fire, fbi all kinds of authorities that have converged in this single area. at some point had a tarp in it. that's where this suspect is at this point. they are approaching them very cautiously. according to the reporting we're hearing from individual reporters on the ground there. some concern that the suspect could be wearing some sort of an explosive device. it would certainly explain why they are taking this so carefully and so slowly at this point. >
48 hours there has been an officer involved shooting in oakland. ktvu eric rasmussen joins us live at the scene of west oakland with what he has learned eric? >>>reporter: julie, please say it turns out the suspect was holding what they say is a very realistic looking replica gun. they get taken down most of the crime scene tape out here but some police are on the scene and in the last hour, the suspect brother showed up demanding answers. our camera was recording as the man had a heated conversation with police near the scene on 43rd street ear and chess that. he just wanted to know the hospital where his brother, 31 -year-old sean cherry was being treated. he did not dispute cherry could have been involved in the burglary at a nearby home. police say an officer shot him once in the shoulder when he pulled a gun, it turned out to be a replica. two nights ago a veteran oakland police officer, shot an unarmed 16 -year-old
about a number of different issues. eric rasmussen has more now from san francisco. he's with some of those protesters. eric? >> reporter: and frank, they are starting to gather here tonight at pacific heights. easily more than 100 here and more arriving by the minute. the ones that are already here have had to be on the move as well in the last hour. secret service and police have been pushing them back from the area around the getty house, where president obama will be later this evening for a democratic fund-raiser. the same event raised $1.7 million last year. the focus of many protesters out here, as you can see and hear, is the proposed keystone oil pipeline. >> we stand out here on the corner at this fund-raiser, do you think it will make any difference? >> it's all about people power tonight. and we are going to be here with thousands of people this evening, saying no to the keystone pipeline and no the drone warfare. >> reporter: again, as we come back out live, a lot of issues being protested tonight. you can see banners and signs protesting that keystone oil pipeline. re
in san francisco is getting more expensive. and it's not just ticket prices on the rise. eric rasmussen is live with a new report showing how much prices have gone up. eric-- >> reporter: according to this report ticket prices are up $30. that's up a little bit from last year: it's the price of those tickets and everything else inside the park that makes this one of the priceyest places in the country to catch a game. giants are world champs and this year fans are paying more for the chance to see them play. >> it's a piece of cake if you have enough equity on your house, and you can get a loan. >> be here at 10:25 this year and i'm like ohman. >> reporter: they create a annual fan cost index by calculating the average cost of ticket, concession for a family of four. the oakland a's are below the league average at $180. the giants are at the top at $237. >> reporter: why is it so expensive to come see the giants. >> we're trying to make it a great experience. >> reporter: so far there's no sign giant fans are unwilling to pay top dollar. >> today my son got a baseball and he's going to
rasmussen is live with a new report showing how much prices have gone up. eric-- >> reporter: according to this report ticket prices are up $30. that's up a little bit from last year: it's the price of those tickets and everything else inside the park that makes this one of the priceyest places in the country to catch a game. giants are world champs and this year fans are paying more for the chance to see them play. >> it's a piece of cake if you have enough equity on your house, and you can get a loan. >> be here at 10:25 this year and i'm like ohman. >> reporter: they create a annual fan cost index by calculating the average cost of ticket, concession for a family of four. the oakland a's are below the league average at $180. the giants are at the top at $237. >> reporter: why is it so expensive to come see the giants. >> we're trying to make it a great experience. >> reporter: so far there's no sign giant fans are unwilling to pay top dollar. >> today my son got a baseball and he's going to remember that the rest of his life so what's the price really? >> reporter: and as the game g
and other affiliates and we want to bring in eric rasmussen. what can you tell us right now. >> reporter: some of this information is from a "c" nbc report -- a cnn reporter and they saw two explosions initial lane 10 seconds later a producer said there appeared to be a third explosion possibly coming from a trash can across the street from where the first two explosions happened and obviously it was a chaotic scene on the ground. there are six to seven people injured and obviously there can be more than that. they have been taken to tents to treat fatigued runners and you have to know about two hours ago, the winers of the marathon crossed the marathon. the first runners in this very large race but there are many others still running in this race with about 45 minutes to go. certainly, it is a very chaotic scene on the ground right now as investigators and first responders try to get to those who are injured. this happened in the area of boilston street and i can tell you the area is packed with spectators even when the boston marathon is running as it is supposed to and there are many
in anonymous tips. live in antioch, eric rasmussen. >>> charges of felony child abuse. two sisters are accused of wrapping infants in blankets so tightly the babies could not move. police say the swaddling technique was used in an effort to force the children to sleep. the preschool was shut down after discovering several licensing violations. >>> one option for the bay bridge is to put a collar on top. the other would be to put a plate, like a saddle over them. it is part of the bridge's ability to sustain a major earthquake. officials say it could delay the opening on labor day weekend. >> we will open the new east span only when it is ready and not a day sooner. >> engineers plan to come back on may 8th to tell the bridge authority which fix they have chosen and given a estimate of the cost. >>> boston's street reopenedded to nine days a the twin bombings near the marathon finish line. the street has been transformed into a memorial to the people killed and the people injured. vice president joe biden was among those who this gathered today, one for a police officer who was killed during th
for a third day in a row. police say it was all a hoax. as eric rasmussen found out, the school could pay a price for all of these disruptions. >> private security is now patrolling deer valley high school in antioch, after three consecutive days of bomb threats. police say two threats were called into this campus today. a third to antioch across opportunity. >> we have evacuated. >> a student snapped this photo and added his own caption. >> this is the third day in a row. it's a bit ridiculous. but it's scary for the parents, it's scary for the kids. >> antioch police say they found no explosives and call the threats a hoax. parents and even some students are not amused. >> they're threatening to add school days at the end of the school year. >> reporter: three days of threats may have put the school in danger of missing the minimum instructional minutes required by the state. >> we would be looking very carefully at that house, and how we would have to, if we had to make up those minutes. >> could that mean extra days on the school year? >> it could possibly mean extra days on the schoo
or prevent them from joining one in the first place. new tonight at 6:00 p.m. ktvu's eric rasmussen has more. >> reporter: these officers admit this is a up hill battle. gang members tend to do well but that is just one part of their strategy to make the streets safer. >> you see a lot of blue, that end, a lot of red. >> reporter: they say gangs are still a serious problem in san francisco's mission district. we attached two cameras to their car. >> he is in the program. >> reporter: within minutes they spotted someone on probation. >> you are not supposed to be hanging out. 5 seconds. is this the only place you can eat? >> reporter: they are offering more than just a warning. those who are willing can get help finding a job. >> we try to talk to them and get them going in a good way. you know, and put them on the right track. >> the officers have been running the program for a year and put about 20 former gang members to work. >> reporter: is there a chance some of the guys are taking jobs away from people who are not getting in trouble? >> no.
. and as ktvu's eric rasmussen found out one of those cases could soon become the target of a lawsuit. >> reporter: investigating a burglary in progress this afternoon oakland police say this is what a female officer saw when she shot and injured one of two suspects. >> if someone comes out they're holding a gun. >> reporter: the gun pictured here turned out to be only a replica. >> it looked exactly like my handgun. it looked exactly like a glock. >> reporter: hpd is having a tougher time explaining why an officer shot 16-year-old reiner. today his family hired john burress to sue the officer and the city. >> either that officer misconstrued the facts or he was trigger happy. in any event there was no basis to shoot the weapon. >>> lynette mcelhaney is also concerned about the shooting. >> an officer taking aggressive actions that compromise their ability to continue to foster the request with the community that they're here to serve. >> reporter: both say this has been a difficult week all the way around. the chp officer was the one shot at while patrolling the city last night. eri
executives still refuse to explain them. ktvu's eric rasmussen has tonight's special report. >>> last october, we uncovered a series of questionable expenses at the port of oakland that included thousands of dollars spent at strip clubs, an alleged brothel and more. at that time we asked for a copy of money spent. the port of oakland bought an internet web domain name that appeared to belong to the ilwu. >> i think everyone should be concerned when public agencies are purchasing public dollars to buy domain sites that don't per -- pertain to the port. >> wow, i'm shocked. >> reporter: matthew smalldone was equally unhappy. >> to use public money to potentially interrupt or stop a protest that was coming a social movement, with this being really not a proper use of funds. especially when we have a lot of other needs in the city. >> reporter: the action came from the heads of public relations. it also runs oakland airport and is a vital revenue for the city. >> this is nothing something they should be doing. >> reporter: the ceo of reinventors designed to be an interception of invasion and goo
in the middle of the night. >> the time is 7:29 i i am jana katsuyama. >> i am eric rasmussen. >> this train derailed north of fremont and this is long p ride for passengers. we are hearing from the frustrated everybody passengers. alex? >> reporter: this is a huge headache for the people who came off the train. even folks who are taking amtrak trains this morning will be experiencing some of the lingering problems because of the derailment. >> that particular section of track in the east bay is not in use this morning. what it means, the capital corridor train will not be stopping at hayward. there is a sign up here at the jack london station in oakland. this happened around 9:00 last night. it was the coast star light train with close to 200 people on board. it came off the tracks just north of fremont. no one on board the train was hurt. amtrak said the train was going very slow at the time. because it was in an area where the tracks crossed. so only the wheels of the front engine derailed. >> none of the passenger cars went off the tracks. >> it took a long time to get the engine moving
taking with him the best chance of gathering more information about so many unsolved cases. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the fbi has set up a hot line for anyone with information about any of these cases. the number is 1-800-call-fbi. >>> and coming up right after the 10:00 news, a second look will have more with the fbi about curtis dean anderson and his victims. >>> in the sierra, spring brings an end to snow delight. >> and mark tamayo has when we will see showers and when 80- degree heat returns. >>> the snow season is winding down as one tahoe resort officially ended at season today. sugar bowl held festivities this weekend to show appreciate to season ticketholders. today also marked the last day of the season for cross country skiers at royal gorge cross country. >> ski resorts closing doesn't mean the snow is over. we toss it over to mark tamayo. you say we could see snow out of the system that's moving through. >> snow showers tomorrow coming down to 5,000 feet. a snow producer in the sierra and maybe maybe a shower producer here in the bay area. but some coo
in the boston marathon bombings. ktvu's eric rasmussen has been going through comments of the men's friends and family who have been speaking out for the first time. >> their uncle called the men losers. their parents say they are good boys. but the idea that these two brothers who had been living in the u.s. for 10 years could be responsible for the bombings and killings of a police officer have brought out strong emotions from people who knew them. friends and family of these two brothers didn't immediately recognize them. even after the fbi released video and surveillance video on thursday. but as soon as they were identified at 26-year-old tamerlan and 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev, their uncle spoke out. >> i say dzhokhar, if you are alive, turn yourself in and ask for forgiveness from the victims, from the injured and from those who left. as forgiveness from these people. >> i'm suspicious that this was staged. the picture was staged. >> reporter: a much different response from the brother's aunt in ontario. in russia both the mother and father said they refuse to believe that their
for them to be detained again a few weeks later. only on 2 tonight. eric rasmussen has the family's plea for the government to reconsider. >> it's been hard for the whole family. >> reporter: grandmother's inez maria rangel and estehr mejia esquizel, their families say they should not be locked up. >> are any of your family members you think a threat to the community here? >> no. >> reporter: salas and rangel were among detainees released due to sequester related budget cuts. >> when she was -- it was very, very emotional for us. because our kids wanted to see their grandpa. >> reporter: but not long after some members of congress objected immigration officials took rangel, salas and others back into custody. >> it feels like a dream, you wake up and it's over. >> reporter: domingo says her clients don't have a violent history and are not flight risk the two criteria for releasing detainee according to a ruling by the ninth circuit of appeals. meanwhile grandmother espinoza who once fled war in el salvador has been in custody prompted in an arrest for shoplifting food. >> the judge decid
tell us that the suspect took off in a brown car. live in oakland, eric rasmussen, ktvu news. >>> across the bay in san francisco, police tonight are investigating another shooting this one involved a 29-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman. it happened about noon in the bay view neighborhood near west point and middle point road. san francisco police say the man's wounds are considered life threatening but they say that the woman is expected to survive. there's no word yet on a motive for this shooting but the department's gang task force is investigating. >>> we're following breaking news right now in the east bay where oakland police have quardened off an area around east 31st street and valesillo place where this pursuit ended. the driver apparently turned and came back down park boulevard eventually stopping near the hospital. officers have kaug -- caught one of the suspects. the other is at large. there's no word yet on what started the chase. >>> an armed worker at each and every school in america. that's the proposal. >> the presence of an armed security or personnel
was sexually assaulted in her dorm room. eric rasmussen is live at the campus with what he's learned about the investigation and a search for a suspect. >> reporter: investigators say this person is of college age, but not a student here at st. mary's. they say they still don't have the details, but say he and the victim actually knew the woman and came back here before the girl was assaulted. >> i guess someone just didn't stop when they should have. >> reporter: she received an email, crime alert from st. mary's late this afternoon. a female student was sexually assaulted in her room in the lower townhouse residence halls earlier saturday morning. >> i don't know the details of how that all happened. i know it was someone she had recently met. >> reporter: investigators say they believe the victim and the suspect came back after meeting in berkely. the suspect is white, about 6'1", with a medium build, blonde hair and blue eyes. school officials were notified about the crime today. >> when it does actually get reported, it's a positive thing. >> reporter: gilian cutshaw is the coordinato
. in gilroy, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in canada, police reopened a rape case that is very similar to the one in the south bay. friends of ratea parsons held a vigil in halifax. parsons was allegedly raped two years ago. then pictures of the assault were posted online and she was bullied for months. this week the girl hanged herself. now they say they have new information. >>> new video tonight a fire in a fourpelx has displaced the residents of all four units. the fire started about 6:30 in one unit and it was gutted. another residence next to it was damaged. >> we had one person complain of smoke inhalation, they were treated at the site and chose not to go to the hospital. >> reporter: the two adults and two teenagers in the burned home got out safely. the red cross is providing lodging for all of the affects residents tonight. >>> oakland police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a 5-year-old boy in front of an elementary school. the attempted kidnapping happened just about 2:30 in front of burke halter elementary. the stranger approached the boy and tried to pic
: in a statement, he called the 16-year-old boy a good kid and a good student. in gilroy, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in canada, police reopened a rape case that is very similar to the one in the south bay. friends of ratea parsons held a vigil in halifax. parsons was allegedly raped two years ago. then pictures of the assault were posted online and she was bullied for months. this week the girl hanged herself. now they say they have new information. >>> new video tonight a fire in a fourpelx has displaced the residents of all four units. the fire started about 6:30 in one unit and it was gutted. another residence next to it was damaged. >> we had one person complain of smoke inhalation, they were treated at the site and chose not to go to the hospital. >> reporter: the two adults and two teenagers in the burned home got out safely. the red cross is providing lodging for all of the affects residents tonight. >>> oakland police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a 5-year-old boy in front of an elementary school. the attempted kidnapping happened just about 2:30 in front of b
this as a precaution. our coverage of the bombings in boston isn't done and ktvu's eric rasmussen has been following the story since we first learned of the blast, he will have an update on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. and receive updates online or with the ktvu app. >>> car explosions rocked five cities in iraq today killing dozens of peoples. a string of car bombs exploded, 27 people died, 100 hurt. other bombs went off in baghdad and near the airplane. they believe al-qaeda is responsible. this comes days before the first election since u.s. troops left. >>> the u.s. supreme court decided not to hear a case challenging new york's gun control law. it puts limits on who can get a permit. a group of residents filed suit seeking to over turn the law. >>> bad service? what we learned about mail delivery in the bay area and the distinction one city has earned. >> firefighters are used to using devices to save lives but a device a firefighter wore saved his own. mary gonzales had a cold, she also has asthma. so she sees her allergist who has a receptionist susan, who sees that she's due for a mammog
and the reprocautions being seen here in the area. our coverage begins with eric rasmussen. >> reporter: investigators are starting to go through video and debris. police, and even the president have vowed to find those responsible. two explosions at the finish line turned the boston marathon from a scene of devastation to all out panic. the blast about 100 yards apart knocked some off their feet. more than 140 people were injured many lost limbs. among the three killed was an 8- year-old boy. as police tried to divert thousands of runners still on the marathon rout, there was real concern about the possibility of more explosions. >> we are asking that people stay out of crowds and calmly make their way home. >> reporter: it appears the bombs were left inside garbage cans. and possibility crude devices with ball bearings as projectiles. late this afternoon the fbi took over the investigation. >> it is a criminal investigation that is a potential terrorist investigation. >> reporter: president obama promised a resolution. >> we will find out who did this we'll find out why they did this. any responsibl
an interfaith service for the victims, on thursday. eric rasmussen. >>> right now we want to show you live pictures being held at garvey park. this is a vigil being held at garvey park. that's a town not far from boston. you can see here hundreds if not thousands of people have all come out to remember the victims of the bombings yesterday. this is also the neighborhood where 8-year-old martin richard was from. he was one of the three people who was killed. he was the little boy who was waiting near the finish line for his mom to complete the race. live video of a vigil being held for the victims of the bombings. >>> another victim was a little boy from martinez. john sasaki is live, you just spoke to his father about his injuries an how he is doing. >> reporter: i did talk to haren. he is the father of the 11-year- old from martinez. he told me his son is a strong kid who should make a full recovery. >> aaron is doing pretty well. he is stable right now. he's resting under sedation. he has a breathing tube in so they want to keep him sedated so he can tolerate that. that's a precaution ri
. the remaining patients still being treated are expected to survive. live in the newsroom, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> as we mentioned a moment ago, that little boy who was injured in that attack in boston is still in the hospital there tonight after undergoing more surgery. patti lee continuing our coverage. she is live in boston this evening. >> reporter: i'm told that aaron hern had a two-hour surgery this afternoon here at boston children's hospital, according to a close family friend who was here for that surgery and who traveled with the hern family from martinez here to boston. 11-year-old aaron hern is one step closer to returning home to california. surgeons today successfully closed the wound on his thigh. >> aaron was hit by shrapnel from one of the bombs near the finish line. >> i just can't believe that someone did this to innocent people. >> and i feel horrible for everyone that lost their livings and all the people that have been injured. >> reporter: crowds continued to stop at the bomb site today to pay respects, leaving flowers, t-shirts and messages of hopes, rem
feeling? it shows the defendant was able to nod affirmatively. live in the newsroom, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> senator dianne feinstein says she wants answers about the older of the two brothers. reports say the fbi earlier interviewed 26-year-old tamerlan tsarnaev based on a tip by the russian government and that tamerlan made a trip to russia last year. >> exactly when did russia call to ask about this individual? what did he do when he went back for six months? did he sit in his aunt and uncle's home for six months? when he came back to this country, why didn't it ring a bell with the fbi intelligence unit that he should be checked out? >> fbi agents descended on the home of tamerlan tsarnaev's wife in rhode island. they want to ask her what she knew about her husband's activities. so far, she has declined to speak to them. family members say she is distraught and learned of the bomb plot only when news reports named her husband. >>> the oakland a's are in boston to play the red sox. but before today, there was a special trip to visit 11-year- old aaron hern at the hospi
on 2 tonight. eric rasmussen has the family's plea for the government to reconsider. >> it's been hard for the whole family. >> reporter: grandmother's inez maria rangel and estehr mejia esquizel, their families say they should not be locked up. >> are any of your family members you think a threat to the community here? >> no. >> reporter: salas and rangel were among detainees released due to sequester related budget cuts. >> when she was -- it was very, very emotional for us. because our kids wanted to see their grandpa. >> reporter: but not long after some members of congress objected immigration officials took rangel, salas and others back into custody. >> it feels like a dream, you wake up and it's over. >> reporter: domingo says her clients don't have a violent history and are not flight risk the two criteria for releasing detainee according to a ruling by the ninth circuit of appeals. meanwhile grandmother espinoza who once fled war in el salvador has been in custody prompted in an arrest for shoplifting food. >> the judge decided she poses a danger to the community and that she'
oakland last night. five in oakland eric rasmussen ktvu channel two news. >> police in san jose say a mistaken identity may be behind the shooting is set a disabled man to hospital early this morning authorities say at 7:30 this morning they received a report that the 34 -year-old victim had been shot near his home between south white road and mountain vista drive. police say three men in a blue four-door honda approached the man asked him if he belonged to again he said no but someone in the car shot him anyway, twice in the stomach. >> there has been evidence found, some blood located we are trying to still piece the evidence together and make sense of it. >> the victims wounds are said to be nonlife threatening so far police have not made any arrests. >> us marshals arrested a fugitive wanted on numerous drug charges in berkeley this afternoon. in 2009 mendocino county avenue seized 600 marijuana plants from property owned by john david beck. at the time authorities issued a warrant -- [lost audio]. >> obote and talking about lassies in a g
, welcome to mornings on 2. i'm claudine wong. >> and i'm eric rasmussen. runners held a moment of silence this morning for the victims of the boston bombings. many runners wore black ribbons as a tribute throughout the 26- mile race. race organizers are donating $100,000 to one fund boston. that's the relief effort set up by the state of massachusetts. >> very proud the other runners from the united states running here and i think it will be an emotional time for me as well. >> about 40% more police officers than normal patrolled the event. >>> cheered on all the participants. he had no hesitations about coming to the race and called the response to the boston bombings remarkable. >> and happening right now, a church service in boston for the victims of the twin bombings. this is a live picture from the cathedral of the holy cross. cardinal sean o'malley is presiding over the service and will speak about the effect the attacks had on his city. attended by president obama and the first lady. >>> high-tech police equipment helped authorities catch a bombing suspect, dzhozhar tsarnaev. ma
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